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Taxon: Quercus humilis Mill.

Synonym of Quercus pubescens Willd.

Genus: Quercus
Family: Fagaceae
Subfamily: Fagoideae
Nomen number: 406363
Place of publication: Gard. dict. ed. 8: Quercus no. 4. 1768
Link to protologue:
Comment: a rejected (nom. rej.), heterotypic synonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. IV) of Quercus pubescens Willd., nom. cons., but potentially available for use if the two are treated as separate species (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.6)
Name Verified on: 28-Aug-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Castroviejo, S. et al., eds. 1989-. Flora iberica: plantas vasculares de la Peninsula Iberica e Islas Baleares.
  2. Franco, J. do A.. & G. López González. 1987. Notas referentes al género Quercus. Anales Jard. Bot. Madrid 44:556.
  3. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 1998. World checklist and bibliography of Fagales
  4. Govaerts, R. 1995. (1195-1197) Proposals to conserve or reject three species names in Quercus L. (Fagaceae) [reject Quercus esculus & Quercus palensis, conserve Quercus pubescens against Quercus humilis]. Taxon 44:631-633. Note: proposed for rejection against Quercus pubescens Willd.

Check other web resources for Quercus humilis Mill. :

  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Quercus humilis cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=406363. Accessed 20 January 2020.